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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Wednesday, July 30 - Sunday, August 3
    Euryanthe
    Carl Maria Von Weber's opera w/American Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein. Kevin Newbury (Die Liebe der Danae, SummerScape 2011) directs this rare staging of this Romantic-era opera that's been unjustly neglected. Sung in German with English subtitles. Tkts $25–$95; Fri at 7pm, Wed & Sun at 2pm. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 3
    Les Miserables
    The epic story of shattered dreams, passion and redemption, set against the backdrop of a nation in revolution. An Up In One Production produced by Diana di Grandi, directed & choreographed by Kevin Archambault w/music direction by Matthew Woolever. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. $27/$25. Phone: 845-876-3080. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 3
    Wassaic Project Summer Festival
    Multidisciplinary, cutting edge yet family friendly celebration of art, music & community featuring over 100 artists, 25 bands, poetry readings, dance performances, film screenings, & more. Check web for times. Phone: 347-815-0783. Email: hello@wassaicproject.org. Url: http://wassaicproject.org.

  • Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 3
    Ray Bradbury's Short Stories
    Enacted by the creative young actors of Cocoon's summer workshop. $15; at 7pm on Fri, Sat and Sun; Matinees at 1pm on Sat & Sun. Reserve seats—space limited. Phone: 845-876-6470. Email: msanmillan@aol.com. Url: http://cocoontheatre.org.

  • Saturday, August 2
    One World, Many Rhythms
    Bagpiper. 4pm. Url: http://oklibrary.org.

  • Saturday, August 2
    Gaia Roots World Music Ensemble
    In partnership with Operation Unite; folkloric Afro-Caribbean and West African sounds. Free & open to the public at 7pm. Phone: 518-822-1438. Email: info@hudsonoperahouse.org. Url: http://hudsonoperahouse.org.

  • Saturday, August 2
    Opening for Water
    Exhibit featuring all mediums. 5pm–7pm. Phone: 845-758-6575. Email: redhookcan@gmail.com. Url: http://rhcan.com.

  • Saturday, August 2
    Extreme Ballet Showcase
    Students from Session II of Kaatsbaan's renowned summer ballet intensive present their work, public invited. Free of charge. Phone: 845-757-5106x2. Email: pgrkaats@bestweb.net. Url: http://www.kaatsbaan.org.

  • Saturday, August 2
    Dancing in the Square
    Dance under the stars to the hot jazz and early swing music of the 1920s and 30s with New Orleans' Bad Penny Pleasuremakers. Dine al fresco. For all ages. 7–10pm. Url: http://Villageofkinderhook.org.

  • Thursday, August 7
    Joseph Luzzi : My Two Italies
    Join local author and Bard professor Joe Luzzi as he reads from his new book. Refreshments and book signing to follow; at 7pm. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivolilibrary@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org.

  • Friday, August 8 - Sunday, August 10
    Les Miserables
    The epic story of shattered dreams, passion and redemption, set against the backdrop of a nation in revolution. An Up In One Production produced by Diana di Grandi, directed & choreographed by Kevin Archambault w/music direction by Matthew Woolever. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. $27/$25. Phone: 845-876-3080. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Friday, August 8 - Sunday, August 10
    Schubert and His World
    Weekend 1 of Bard Music Festival, The Making of a Romatic Legend. Friday: Concert at 8pm, "The Legacy of a Life Cut Short." Saturday: Panel from 10am–noon, "Invention and Reinvention: Who was Schubert?" Program ll at 1:30pm in Olin Hall, "From Boy to Master: The Path to Erlkonig." Special Event at 5pm in Olin Hall: "The Song Cycle as Drama: Winterreise." Program lll at 8pm: "Mythic Transformations." Sunday: Program lV at 10am in Olin Hall, "Goethe and Music: The German Lied." Program V at 1:30pm in Olin Hall, "Before Unspeakable Illness." Program Vl at 5:30 pm in the Fisher Center, "Schubert and Viennese Theater." Preconcert talks precede most events. Tkts $25–$75. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, August 8
    Community-Wide Celebration
    Sponsored by Tivoli's summer reading program. BBQ dinner & family-friendly music by the T. McCann Band. Free and open to public at 6pm. Phone: 845-757-2021. Email: tivoliprograms@gmail.com. Url: http://tivoliny.org.

  • Sunday, August 10
    Hudson's Jazzworks
    8th annual performance. 3:30pm (free pre-concert talk at 3pm). $10/$8/students free. Phone: 518-822-1438. Email: info@hudsonoperahouse.org. Url: http://hudsonoperahouse.org.

  • Thursday, August 14
    Hudson River Journey
    For ages 13–18 w/ Capt. Stan & environmental educator Fran Martino: learn how to read the river and use navigation tools. Space limited so pre-register. 10am–12pm. Phone: 518-822-1438. Email: info@hudsonoperahouse.org. Url: http://hudsonoperahouse.org.

  • Friday, August 15 - Sunday, August 17
    Les Miserables
    The epic story of shattered dreams, passion and redemption, set against the backdrop of a nation in revolution. An Up In One Production produced by Diana di Grandi, directed & choreographed by Kevin Archambault w/music direction by Matthew Woolever. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. $27/$25. Phone: 845-876-3080. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Friday, August 15 - Sunday, August 17
    Schubert and His World
    Weekend II of Bard Music Festival, "A New Aesthetic of Music." Friday: Special events at the Bitó Conservatory Building; at 3pm: "The Path toward a Grand Symphony: Schubert's Octet"; and at 5pm: "Schubert's Kosegarten Liederspiel." Program Vll at 8pm, "Beethoven's Successor?" Saturday: Panel II from 10am–noon, "Music's 'Far Fairer Hopes.'" Program VIII at 1:30pm in Olin Hall, "The Music of Friendship." Program lX at 8pm in the Fisher Center: "Late Ambitions." Sunday; Program X at 10am in Olin Hall, "Fellowship of Men: The Male Choral Tradition." Program XI at 1:30pm in Olinn Hall, "The Final Months." Program Xll at 4:40pm in the Fisher Center's Sosnoff Theater, "Schubert and Opera." Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Saturday, August 16
    Uncle Rock
    Robert Burke Warren, aka Uncle Rock, returns w/his multi-generational "rock for all ages" (the Beatles, the Ramones, Woody Guthrie, etc.) $10/$8 $6. At 10am. Phone: 518-822-1438. Email: info@hudsonoperahouse.org. Url: http://hudsonoperahouse.org.

  • Sunday, August 17
    Antique Car Show
    Antique cars will be tooling around the grounds of Montgomery Place. $10, includes a house tour (free for members) 9am–4pm. Phone: 914-631-8200x637. Email: rschweitzer@hudsonvalley.org. Url: http://hudsonvalley.org.

  • Monday, August 18
    One World, Many Rhythms
    Latin jazz/salsa. 4pm. Url: http://oklibrary.org.

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Dutchess/Columbia Community Businesses

This year has been a promising year for real estate with serious buyers looking for homes again. Whether you are buying or selling a home, let me put my 13+ years expertise to work for you! Together we can make it happen. Call me for a complementary market analysis.

Northern Dutchess Realty 6423 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck
845-505-9024

A place to meet, play and learn music! Lessons and Classes; Kids, teens and adults; Voice, guitar, saxophone, improv, music theater, vocal groups. Local and regional performing acts.

The Chocolate Factory 54 Elizabeth Street, Red Hook
845-444-0607

This year's 25th Annual Bard Music Festival Program presents the great Viennese classical composer who died too young: Franz Schubert. Come to two August weekends of concerts, talks and panel discussions. Programs include a semi-staged performance of the Schubert opera Fierabras; three programs devoted to Lieder, including Winterreise; operettas by Schubert and by Franz von Suppé about Schubert; programs of chamber, orchestral, and choral works along with many less famliar works, as well as works by such contemporaries and successors as Beethoven, Rossini, Gluck, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Bruckner and others. Weekend One: "The Making of a Romantic Legend"; Weekend Two: "A New Aesthetics of Music." All this is part of Bard's arts extravaganza, SummerScape. Schubert and His World Festival events August 8–10 and August 15–17 at Bard's Fisher Center & Olin Hall.

Fisher Center for the Performing Arts Bard College, Annandale
845-758-7900

Haldora’s own clothing designs sold exclusively at Haldora or Haldora.com.  Handsewn in upstate New York. Quality, style, comfort that travels the globe well.  Also jeans, bras, panties, hair accessories and jewelry.

28 East Market St. , Rhinebeck
845-876-6250

The "go to guys" for all your landscaping, new lawn installation and maintenance, driveway repair, storm clean-up, interior and exterior home repair. Anthony Wallentine.

845-532-0122

Specializing in non-chemical treatment of water and bacterial elimination. Drinking water and municipal treatment available. Commercial and residential treatment available. Rentals and financing plans offered. The standard of excellence in water treatment since 1973.

1888 Rt. 9W, PO Box 239, Lake Katrine
845-876-4489 or 845-336-4353

Let me be your Home Personal Shopper, I can open every door & every listing, in the area—guiding you through the home buying process with 100% commitment 100% of the time. A Buyer’s Market deserves a 100% Buyer’s Real Estate Agency. Speak with Harvey Brown or email him, meet either upstate or in NYC, visit our website, connecting city and country living.

845-876-3502 or 212-228-6705

Thinking of a modular home? Let us handle the headaches from start to finish. Quality work.

Germantown
518-537-4521 or 518-965-1922

Lessons for adults & children. Professional musicians welcome. Piano for beginners through advanced jazz improvisation for students of all instruments & voice. Music reading, composition, theory & harmony. See also under "Wedding Services."

Tivoli
845-757-4187

Whether for practical application or aesthetic collaboration with your home or sculptural elements in the landscape, simplify the process, enhance the outcome. We offer consulting, design, and construction services for the landscape and home. Fully Insured, significant references. BBB member, A+ rated.

845-758-4088

Mette Coleman is a New York State–licensed physical therapist who has been practicing physical therapy and Pilates for more than 20 years. Mette Coleman has extensive clinical experience and advanced formalized training in soft tissue injuries and dysfunctions. Mette Coleman treats a diverse population in her practice ranging from performing artists, chronic pain patients and athletes. By appointment only.

6423 Montgomery St. Suite 17A, Rhinebeck
845-876-3220

An architectural firm founded in 1971 with offices in Dutchess County and New York City, providing contemporary, award-winning site-specific residential designs: new houses, additions, renovations and interiors. See our website and/or call for brochure.

116 West 72 St. 16th floor, New York

The NY Center for Jungian Studies presents annual programs in Rhinebeck, Ireland and other extraordinary settings. Open to the general public, our programs are designed for individuals interested in applying Jungian psychology to their personal lives and/or professional activities.

Rhinebeck
845-256-0191

Local food, live music, fine crafts, family fun. 23 vendors at the heart of Columbia County’s best-preserved historic village. Full menu of market wares and al fresco

breakfast/lunch offerings.

For events visit website.

Broad and Hudson streets, Kinderhook

Simplify your process! Maximize quality and efficiency. We offer fully integrated services, design, consulting, and construction for your landscape and home. Completely insured, significant references. BBB member, A+ rated.

845-758-4088

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